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Nov 30, 2013 6:30pm EST
throughout history. .artin luther use the pamphlets poetry in the court of and berlin. tom payne and his pamphlet of common sense. there are many examples. i'm arguing that when we use social media today, it is a reversion to what media operated like centuries before us. >> the distinct between letterwriting and the conversation was further blurred by the custom of dictating outgoing letters described and having incoming letters read aloud. you were someone like cicero or caesar, you would have ascribed. caesar was famous for being able to dictate to letters at once. you would be dictating letters to them. you would have a staff of messengers who would carry these messages to your friends. incoming messages brought a scroll. romans like cicero and caesar were capable of reading and writing. they got more done if they use describes. the role played by scribes and messengers, most of her slaves, is akin to the role that broadband plays for us today. the reason why we can do social media that is very tweet -- cheap and fast. when the romans it was also cheap and fast. they had slavery. it w
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2013 6:00am EST
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CSPAN
Nov 2, 2013 12:00am EDT
square was young people texting each other and using their smartphones and the virtues of being able to text and delete and connect with people -- and tweet and connect with people. it brought about another revolution. the same thing with syria. no leader anywhere in the world can afford to look away from huge populations of young people coming at us in unprecedented numbers. it is a different world. it will change politics. all of them in touch with aspirations. it is a different world. what we are going to try to accomplish with two enormous and high standard trade negotiations that are underway right now is to raise the standards and the possibility for people that trans-pacific partnership represents 40% of trade. and we can lock that in, it will open up trade around the world. it is the largest market in the world. it will create an enormous transformation in the standards that people are practicing. it is the largest market in the world. those efforts will dramatically expand our market reach and they will strengthen trading so we can engage and race to the top. not a race to t
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2013 6:00pm EST
get across because those people can use that and can get a lot of press, even though they have a very small following in the united states. while you can talk about the first amendment, you need to explain that these are not mainstream people, that what they are saying is not something that a lot of americans are people -- picking up more americans feel. certain ones do. the best defense is to be as open as you can about it, try to explain it, and in some ways that the message fall flat for the united states and say what effect does this have on what we do? often the proof is it has very little effect on us. but we are constantly dealing with those guys. it is troublesome. but we have to explain this is our society and how we do it, but look at the results. >> do they throw back at us the same thing of all the people who are nursing terrorism, you throw -- throw us all in the same basket? >> yes, we hear constantly how varied muslims are, and in the field you appreciate that. muslims are like you and me. they just want a middle-class life, get their kids educated and all that. a lot o
CSPAN
Nov 17, 2013 5:30pm EST
to this treaty. does what the treaty obligated the u.s. government to do. the notion that the treaty obligation can be satisfied by relying on the states to enforce their assault laws, which is the core of my friend's argument here, is directly contrary to the history of the framing -- >> that is the part that i can't quite get my mind to these germanic questions -- dramatic questions. it's a very big question. i'm not there yet. the reason i'm not there is because there are some words in this treaty called other peaceful purpose. we have to interpret those words, and the same words are in the statute. my question to you is what reason is there to think that those matters on list a fall within those words. what is list a? it is infinitely long. a few things on it are in homes's -- holmes's position. he talked about being a small boy, to move a barrel of kerosene with a candle in it, alit, so it will burn down a barn after a few hours. kerosene is a chemical. he talks about a case where a person went to a racetrack and gave a horse a pose -- poison potato. he talked about a case involving somebo
CSPAN
Nov 20, 2013 11:00pm EST
? can you give us any more feelings on that?you listed it as one of the , but can you be more graphic? can you give us any more detail as to the extent about the cuts to our military capability. -- our military capability? statess in the united and one of those involved in protecting the government's thetion when we published strategic defense and security review in october of 2010. remarks, in my opening the administration at that time, although there were some underlying concerns, they were persuaded that we were going to spectrum of full capabilities, that they were reassured that our defense spending would remain above 2%, certainly throughout the life of this parliament, and that the numbers we were talking about for interventions in the future were scalable. they were not as great as we have managed before, but they were nevertheless militarily significant numbers for continuing operations and for large single operations. i talked also about the niche areas. they were reassured may be surprised we were putting an extra $1 billion with this parliament and that money was going to
CSPAN
Nov 9, 2013 10:00am EST
extend the disability rights of americans to disabled people in other countries. the u.s. signed onto the treaty in 2009, but ratification the senate failed in 2012. this hearing is just over 2.5 hours. >> the hearing of the senate foreign relations committee will come to order. let me welcome our panelists and all of our guests who have come here today for this important hearing on the rights of roughly one billion people around the world with disabilities. let me quickly welcome three guests. among them, congressman tony coelho, who has been a longtime champion of the rights of the disabled. let me also recognize ann cody, representing the u.s. on three paralympic teams. she was also nominated to be the vice president of the international paralympic committee. she understands it is not just enough to make the stadium accessible. you need to make surrounding restaurants and businesses accessible, and we thank you for being here or your advocacy as well. i also want to recognize a leader in the disability community in macedonia. she is here to learn about transportation and independen
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2013 6:00pm EST
forth. away from that. our hope is the process of the next months and years will unable us to do that. thank you, chairman menendez, for convening our second hearing to consider the convention on the rights of persons with disabilities. think you, secretary kerry, for your ongoing leadership. protecting the rights of disabled persons has historically garnered the support of all americans. ratification would solidify the strong u.s. commitment to equal opportunity for disabled persons, protection for disabled americans abroad, wounded veterans. greatear we missed a opportunity. it's my hope that we don't make the same mistake again. mr. secretary, this entire hearing strikes me as revisiting important fundamental issues that need to be asked and answered to reassure those of my constituents who have not heard yes yet. in your view, what is the response to critics who charge the sea rpd that would violate u.s. sovereignty, and the disabilities committee would be empowered under this treaty to dictate how the iron states treat people with disabilities here at home. sovereignty,ct to ther
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2013 3:30pm EST
neuroscience and what science can tell us about human behavior in the ways that may be relevant. >> is this on now? and honor to be here with you today. and to have an opportunity to talk to you about behavioral sciences are impacting the legal system. this morning you heard about the extraordinary roles of dna, inlysis of bones are playing identifying individuals and identifying criminals in order to cause crime. i'm going to shift our focus a little bit to talk about what behavioral sciences tell us about why a person has committed a crime. or not an improved understanding of why people theit crimes or contributions to human behavior should impact how we think about responsibilities for criminal conduct and the punishment for criminal conduct. of all of the risk factors that are most notable for the development of antisocial personality disorder that have a new mode in basis, what is the most predictive seizure is? b y chromosome. b y chromosome. being a male. is as a significant biological disadvantage. that this might be part of the explanation to us. what you're looking at
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2013 2:00pm EST
the ground running. night, atord, monday nine eastern, live on c-span. >> next, using genetics and forensics in crimes and in society at large. the 10th circuit bench and bar hosted a conference in colorado springs. they met for about three hours. >> let me try the experiment with the microphone. ok. how's this? great. well, good morning, everyone. it is a pleasure to be here with you today. i would like to thank the organizers for inviting me to come to this very beautiful place. what i would like to talk with you about his morning -- about this morning -- as hank mentioned, we will start with a very basic review of dna, what is dna, how it works, why you , andd be interested in it focus on an important intersection between dna and the law, and that is forensic genetics and forensic applications. i will illustrate some of the points with case studies in which the na has been used inference of context. -- in which dna has used -- has been used in forensic context. cells,almost all of our in the nucleus of the cell, we can find dna. the dna is organized along chromosomes. we can observe these
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2013 1:00am EST
think it is useful but not absolutely essential to the overall relationship. just getting the team together on the american side, which hampered its first few months, but i would not myself think that this was critical to the issue of inking forward. i think that has to be done to some degree by the prime minister and the president. they have little time together, so it is very much something that needs to be included in the regular meetings at the foreign secretary level and then at the theor official level, like political director and others in the foreign office. you have this overview of the overall relationship. >> well, that takes me rather neatly onto my next point, which is that sometimes we make a mistake in this country in seeing american foreign-policy as being monolithic, because you have a number of sources. you have got the white house, that you mentioned. you have got the state department. you have got the senate, the foreign relations committee. c, and youot the ns have got the pentagon. do you think that we have difficulty here in formulating policy when there are
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2013 1:00am EST
background, making her show the highest rated talk show in television history. oprah winfrey has used her influence to support underserved communities and lift up the lives of young people, especially young women around the world. in her story, we are reminded that no dream can be deferred when we refuse to let life's bstacles keep us down. [applause] >> the medal of freedom honorees, please. [applause] all right, that concludes the formal part of today's ceremony. i want to thank all of you for eing here. obviously, we are deeply indebted to those who we honor here today. we're going to take some pictures with them and their family members. the rest of you, i understand the food here is pretty good. [laughter] o i hope you enjoy the reception and i hope we carry away from this a reminder of what jfk understood to be the essence of the american spirit, that it is represented here and that some of us may be less talented, but we all had the pportunity to serve and open people's hearts and minds in our maller orbits. i hope everybody has been inspired as i have been in participating and bei
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2013 3:00am EST
minister argued for a --e active western european we had theink example of the use of chemical weapons in syria and it was the american president who had to persuade prime minister cameron. prime minister cameron already saw the need for action. in both countries, public opinion was extremely cautious. a majority was opposed to any form of direct military action, which is what came through here. that was ultimately the reason why american policy evolved as it did. even before the american position eve alt, my immediate reaction -- evolved, my immediate reaction was that it the type ofange relationship we have with america in one go. watching the american reaction in the days ahead for the president felt it necessary to consult congress. had there been a congressional vote, it it would have been touch and go. numbers and the house looked to be negative. in terms of having the u.k. and ,he u.s. at a popular level there is quite a shared set of views in the world we are in after afghanistan. the house of commons vote as having a negative vote on the u.k.-u.s. relations. the u.s. was in th
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2013 12:00pm EST
-- for illegal uses. that can include outright fraud at best or it can include -- the u.s. house has the very strict used than what it was appropriated for by congress. violation of that can entail civil and criminal penalties. because the accounting is so opaque, it is impossible to tell whether there are anti- deficiency act violations and perhaps whether they are even widespread. that perhaps is a reason over the long haul that there has been resistance tearing up the accounting, because often it is experience -- it is expedient when money is needed to finish revamping a helicopter or installing something on a ship, they just can't immediately take money from the wrong account -- they just immediately take money from the wrong account and spend it on that. host: one of the key quotes in your piece is by then secretary of defense robert gates -- "my staff and i learned that it was nearly impossible to get accurate information to questions such as much money did you spend and how many people do you have." secretary robert gates in 2011. a c-span democrat on twitter asks, "is the
CSPAN
Nov 1, 2013 6:00pm EDT
of of us in the near future is to universalize the protocols. we are working on expanding the applications and implementation. 2009, joined the iaea in there were 93 countries that implemented the protocol. now 121 countries are implementing the protocols. additional protocols are to exclude the possibility of undeclared activities. we would like to see more countries that would adhere to the additional protocols. where else we could do more or not, i think that the priority for us is to universalize or expand the number of countries that implement the initial protocols. unfortunately, because the questions are excellent, we will break off questions now. r> dear little -- leade references are a little uncomfortable, but i -- i'm jane harman. before becoming president and ceo of the wilson center two and half years ago, i served as a member of congress for nine terms. i met with you in vienna as part of a delegation in january 2010 just after you have -- had assumed the responsibility as director general. we in congress at the time knew three things about you, and they still apply. number o
CSPAN
Nov 3, 2013 2:05pm EST
are required to purchase -- >> an insurance policy has a series of benefits, whether you use them or not. one of the benefits -- >> that's why the health care premiums are increasing, we're forcing them to buy things they will never need. thank you, madam chairman. >> the individual policies cover families, men offer ten do need maternity coverage for their spouses and for their families, yes. >> single male age 32 does not need maternity coverage to the best of your knowledge has a man ever delivered a baby? >> gentlelady's time -- >> i don't think so. >> -- has expired. gentlelady, cathy morris rogers. >> thank you, mr. chairman. although we were told repeatedly that if you liked your health insurance plan you would be able to keep it, we're now being told by the government that they have determined many existing plans to be lousy, subpar. in reality, this law is becoming quickly less about helping americans purchase affordable coverage and more about compelling millions of americans into a struggling medicaid program. in my home state of washington, 90% of enroll ees will be in medicaid. 1
CSPAN
Oct 31, 2013 8:00pm EDT
>> on c-span tonight, discussing foreign investment in the u.s.. there is a hearing on syria's civil war. primeter, the iraqi minister. at the commerce department investment summit, the ceos talk about the u.s. investment climate and the government policy on attracting foreign investment, some of those policies include immigration, the debt ceiling, and energy. it is moderated. [applause] >> good morning everyone. lou, thank you -- lew, thank you for your excellent remarks. thank you to both of them for their leadership. it has been outstanding for the subject matter we have before us these next few days. their insights as it applies to the business community are very valuable to all of us that are joining us today. we are off to a great start to what promises to be a gay -- great conference and agenda. thank you to all who has come great distances to be with us today. i am very pleased to announce our first panel that is entitled usa?hy select the perspectives on operating in the united states." this'll be a very informative and invaluable discussion. it is also my pleasure
CSPAN
Nov 18, 2013 1:20am EST
the core ally of the u.s. important defense and bilateral relationship we've had with france, united nations, germany. are you saying the u.k. is stepping back and germany might step forward? how does the french reintergracious affect this? >> i think it has been extraordinarily important. it has made france given it a sense of responsibility for what happens in the alliance. and made the alliance stronger. no, our relationship with the strong allies. and those that are willing and able to provide military capability is going to be key. a strong u.s.-est stone began alliance is great. it's important to the estonian and the united states. it's not going to -- can't be the be all and end all. our relationship with the u.k. our relationship with france, our relationship with germany. our relationship with italy, which has stood up every time when we rang the bell they opened the door. which is always welcome. and step through it with real capabilities. those are important relationships. and those countries will have to take the lead in providing the capabilities that are necessary for n
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2013 12:00pm EST
of the president's assassination. you can join us at these numbers. we will also read some of your tweets. we'll get to your phone calls in just a moment and take you live to dallas once that event gets underway. it had been set to start at 12:30 eastern, so they are running a few minutes late. we are reading some of your comments on facebook. mary mcdonald says 30 years ago i was 17 years old, a high school senior, and my last class of the day -- again, we will be covering events related to the 50th anniversary. dallas is next, and they get underway, set to start at 12:30. we will take you there live when it starts. we will show you the events at the john f. kennedy library in boston, which will come up sometime in the 2:00 eastern heart. afternoon.good caller: good afternoon. even though i was not born yet, my mother was expecting me. you are on the air. go ahead with your comments. i think we may have lost catherine. do call back if you want to. the numbers are on the screen. anthony is in los angeles. caller: hi. i remember when i was a child, i is only 2 1/2 years old, and was standing w
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2013 12:35pm EST
day and thanks for joining us. next, president obama pardons to turkeys at the white house. then part of the national menorah lighting ceremony celebrating hanukkah which began last night. from novemberage 25, 1963 of the state funeral for president john f. kennedy. the c-spanternoon, series on first ladies continues with a look at the life of jacqueline kennedy. pardoned twoama national thanksgiving turkey's yesterday at the white house. there is a look. >> ah - good afternoon everybody and happy thanksgiving. ,he office of the presidency the most powerful position in the world, brings with it many awesome and solemn responsibilities. this is not one of them. [laughter] the white house turkey pardon is a great tradition and i know malia loves it as does sasha. generally speaking, thanksgiving is a bad day to be a turkey. especially in a house with two dogs. i salute our two guests of honor, carmel and popcorn for their bravery. they came all the way from outside badger, minnesota to be with us. they, like my chief of staff, are vikings fans. i'm not sure they know that -- see? i'm
CSPAN
Nov 5, 2013 2:00pm EST
. statehood can be a fiction that hides dangers lurking beneath. all of these challenges will be with us for the foreseeable future. there is not a short-term vision to these are a first century threats. we must manage through these realities as we engage these complex problems. staying focused on our long-term interests and long-term objectives and outcomes. the imperfect outcomes may be the most we can expect, working our way toward the higher ground of possible solutions. leveraging all aspects of our power, we must multiply and enhance our efforts by working through coalitions of common interest like nato. this is in fact our future. just as we have done since world war ii, but it now may be more essential than ever before. while these challenges are not america's responsibilities alone, they will demand america's continued engagement. no other nation, no other nation has the will, the power, the cast the, "he, and a network of alliances to lead international community in addressing them. however, sustaining our leadership will increasingly depend not only on the extent of an great p
CSPAN
Nov 3, 2013 4:00am EST
service. so let me use two words that i was always taught that are very powerful words of that is i am sorry. i join my colleagues cleaver and hines for extending their apologies. because sometimes i think we forget when we talk about challenging your commitment to public service and putting that in question today, i find it very ironic that some of my same colleagues who question your integrity are the same people who furloughed some 800,000 that cost theees government some $24 billion and certainly reduce job growth and a hundred 20,000 jobs because of our shutdown. how does that tie in today? i think we look at the housing market and we look at growth and the economy and jobs, there is a direct linkage. i memo said today that we were going to talk about and ask you questions so that we could share and learn more about the recent fha announcement about the mmi f. so something i read them i would like you to answer for me if this is factual in truth because in hearing, i think we have an obligation to the people who are here and to america to speak the facts and the truth and then loo
CSPAN
Nov 18, 2013 5:00am EST
am expert enough yet in the pending legislation to offer a specific use i will refer to secretary beers who i think knows it better. >> is that true? >> i have been at it longer, senator. [laughter] >> do you want to take a shot at it? >> as explored with senator coburn, i think what we need is for the liability protection to create the willingness for the private sector to share information about a data breach as soon as they experience it. them as quickly as possible and we can protect others as quickly as possible. protection liability is constructed -- i am not a lawyer, i cannot do find that in the legal terms that you all need to put into the law, but i -- we arewould be ready and willing to help with ethical assistance on trying to define precisely what it ought earlierlike as we tried with the last attempt to write the legislation in this body. mr. olson? >> i don't have anything to add on that cyber legislation. >> thank you. let's talk a bit about the lone wolves, american citizens, in many cases, that become radicalized, in some cases by traveling abroad and being expos
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2013 12:00pm EST
and certain types of proceedings, particularly criminal proceedings. where it is to be used in a criminal prosecution, there is an obligation to disclose that. >> matt has it right. it might be worth noting that between 2008 and about a week ago, the government never gave notice to any criminal defendant, even though it now appears that faa fisa amendment acts were used in criminal prosecutions. there was a great story about this by charlie savage about the fact that the solicitor general, when he argued to the supreme court, represented to the court that fisa amendments act requires removal defendants to receive notice when the government is prosecuting them on the basis of evidence derived from the fisa amendments act. it turns out not to have been the justice department's policy. their policy was to deny defendants notice, even in circumstances in which they were entitled to it under the statute and constitution. they have changed that policy, which is a good. >> it seems there is a disconnect between the justice department and some of the security agencies about what has to be release
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2013 10:00am EST
the largest bond issue in u.s. history and put all of the money into pensions. what happened was when 2008 rolled around gm did not have the resources to go back to the market and get the tens of aliens of dollars it made to keep going on like ford who mortgage the entire company and raise the money it needed to get itself through the downturn. you can say it was locked but there will -- but sometimes you make your own lock in corporate america and it was a combination of factors that cause gm to tumble. for a much for stopping by. have a nice thanksgiving. happyh you a very thanksgiving as well and we are back tomorrow at 7 p.m. -- 7 a.m. eastern time. there is live coverage at the national press club. they are looking at holiday spending and this event is just getting underway live here on c- span. >> in fact, in every year we have conducted this survey, actual holiday spending has increased. these two years were 2008 and 2009 during the recession. interpreting the results is how the proportion says it will increase or decrease spending that changed over time. except for 2008, at the d
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2013 12:00am EST
of us will want to -- in this season of her members we will always remember their service to our country. >> hear your. >> mr. speaker, in piece across the house will have memories of the nightmare unfolding across the bank. does the prime minister share my sense of his belief that a person such as -- responsible as he was for large sums of our constituents money was ever appointed to position of chairman? working out to to find out how on earth that happen? >> my honorable friend makes an important point. constituents across the house will have people who hold co-op bonds are very weird about what will happen to their investment but let me be clear, the first priority is to safeguard this bank and to make sure it's safeguard without using taxpayers money. that must be the priority. my right honorable friend the chancellor will be discussing with the regulators what is the appropriate form of inquiry to get to the bottom of what went wrong. but there are clearly a lot of questions that have to be answered. why was he suitable to be chairman of a bank? why we're not alarm bells rung earli
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2013 6:00am EST
, their staff without coming to us. and so now i think it's appropriate that any president can now form their executive branch with only 51 votes needed in the united states senate, not a supermajority. so that is a huge step in the right direction. and now we can confirm judges of all the courts less than the supreme court -- circuits and district court judges -- again, with 51 votes, without this supermajority that's been filibustering for so long. now, i listened to the republican leader during the run-up to these votes, and he said that we were somehow going to break the rules -- break the rules to make a new rule. well, we did not break the rules. with the vote that we just had, the senate broke no rules. the rules provide for a 51-vote nondebatable motion to overturn the ruling of the chair. we've done it many times in the past. many times. -- many times in the past. so we did not break the rules. we simply used the rules to make sure that the senate can function. and that we can get our nominees through. i like what the writer gail collins said in her column in "the new york time
CSPAN
Nov 1, 2013 10:00am EDT
. ♪ the now please be seated. hame ladies and gentlemen, let us begin by acknowledging a great friend of this institution , mrs. heather fully. thank you for giving us this chance to try to express the debt -- the depth of gratitude we owe to tom. an english poet once wrote that god is ant work of honest man. tom foley was back and more, a leader grounded indecency and , an honor to himself, his family, and this house. he did all the things a public servant should do an friendly did many of them better than the rest. ask any of his peers and they will tell you this. listen to bob dole. around the time he became called him a man of total integrity, or ask alan simpson who told you that tom can go to hell and make you feel good about going there. and then is fiercely conservative as they come, he said he wished they were republican. there is also this from president george bush. tom foley represented the best in public service and our political system. one class act tipping his hat to another. impressive, as is the sequence of his rise. majority whip, majority leader, and speaker. fairn
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Nov 24, 2013 3:00pm EST
comfortable, obviously. we want to pass this. it is not lost on any of us that only 11 months ago the senate fell just five votes short of approving this treaty. so more than 60 senators have already resolved in their minds many of the questions that are reraised again and again. we can go into them. those days when we ended up five votes short, when people changed so it was closer, that was a rough day for a lot of us who supported the treaty, including senator mccain, who is hardly a newcomer to this issue and is one of the most eloquent voices for why we ought to be doing this, for why, to put it bluntly, this treaty is in america's interests. in the after-action conversations that i have had with many senators, republicans and democrats alike, and including a number of who voted against the treaty -- you saw senator corker and others -- i even heard some regret about what had transpired and the unintended message that the outcome sent to americans with disabilities, as well as other people around the world. and i heard from many, not just a willingness, but a hope that they would have a
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Nov 4, 2013 10:30pm EST
and subsidiaries agreed to pay more than $2.2 million for marketing for uses that were never approved. eric holder talked about the justice t from the department. his briefing was 30 minutes. >> good morning, thank all for being here. associate by the attorney general and the for tant attorney general minute achusetts, car orti ortiz. the deputy inspector general for investigations at the department of health and human cantrell. gary we are here today to announce johnson and three to pay ries have agreed $2.2 million to resolve criminal marketed claims they prescription drugs for uses they and proved they were safe effective and paid kickbacks to pharmacies for prescribing and promoting these drugs. through the alleged actions, the pockets atined their the expense of american patients, and private insurance industry. everyonee up costs for and negatively impacted programs solvency of like medicare. involving the anti-psychotic drugs and the necricore and other products. addresses ent allegations of conduct that put at risk some of the most vocal society, including the children, the elderly, and t
CSPAN
Oct 31, 2013 9:00pm EDT
for us having the center we are saving 3 billion a year. the fact we are moving from datacenter spiritedly generated through carbon, having it at a renewable center was a big advantage in something i have always wanted. >> i think there are some best best practices of state and local governments. we see the best practices occur a projectwill appoint manager to shepherd personal cell phone, give details 24 hours a day, call us, and we will solve the obstacle. opportunitiesl are more standard there are some sharings they have been across the board. wax one thing we talked about is infrastructure. maybe just share a little bit about what we could be doing to make sure we are investing in our infrastructure. >> this is near and dear to me. around the world, every leader is looking for a way to find jobs, and they have lack of capital for infrastructure. that is how they can create more jobs. one thing that is very clear, when you look at countries that infrastructure, there is a partnership between public and private. it is imperative that we have a policy for infrastructure buildin
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Nov 2, 2013 10:00am EDT
testimony the national security agency intelligence programs in the u.s. and abroad. witnesses included national intelligence agency director james clapper and homeland security department officials. this hearing is two-and-a-half hours. >> i remind all guests that i will only accept civil the koran and only those recognized to speak will be allowed to speak andhe core him --decorum only those recognized to speak will be allowed to speak. i would like to recognize our first panel today. director of national intelligence james clapper james clapper,, deputy attorney the deputyes cole, director of the nsa, chris inglis. we will move immediately into the second panel of non- governmental experts knowledgeable on fisa issues. we will discuss possible changes to the way fisa applications are handled by the department of justice. i hope all of our witnesses will give clear answers about how proposals under consideration at congress would affect the nsa's ability to stop terrorist attacks. i am going to submit my statement for the record in order to ask some questions following the opening st
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Nov 3, 2013 9:30pm EST
country, building these important utilities so we can use our fire power for the schools and the hospitals and roads and railways we need. >> andrew percy. >> there are, in my constituency, sure to be over 100 wind turbines and 30 or 40 in the planning system. these turbines are paid for by my constituents but not restricteded to concreting jobsn my constituency. can he assure changeses to green subsidies, that the jobs in that sector of energy are actually here in the united kingdom? >> well, i know how hard my honorable friend has worked with other mps on a cross-party basis across the region to try to attract investment into our country and we should continue to target that investment. >> will the prime minister join me paying tribute to the positive role played by trade unions in the work of the automotive council which has brought the renaissance in the u.k. car industry? >> i think the automotive council has been extremely successful. where trade unions play a positive role i will be the first to praise them but where, where, frankly, where frankly we have a real problem with a rogue
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Nov 11, 2013 2:10am EST
also said that his background as a one raiser for president obama is an issue as well. >> tell us some of the details of the legislation to be taken up on the federal health care law. >> the law basically authorizes insurance companies to continue to offer plans that would have been canceled due to the new standards under obamacare. the bill basically -- president obama during the debate said people could keep their plans if they like them, and now that seems to be not the case. millions of people have gotten notices that their plans have been canceled. the idea behind this is to maybe try to score some political points on that, but also there is a big debate going on in congress about whether there should be a delay in the affordable care act and many of its provisions. >> health-care care legislation also scheduled in the senate involving pharmacy compounding. they are also planning apparently to consider a few more judicial nominations. what else is going on in the senate? >> that will be the balance of the week. we will have a vote on adc circuit court judge -- a d c circuit court
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Nov 26, 2013 6:00pm EST
. they have both sides of this deal. they can denounce the deal the u.s. still has important military relationships with the state of israel that are effectively unperturbed by this that willugh continue, including undertakings and understandings about what the u.s. will do to protect our common security interest rates that might be threatened by iran that are unaffected by the israeli denunciation of the atlomacy that helps them home and hedges against things that might go wrong in that diplomacy. they noticed a lot of other people who were concerned about iran and making statements that say, "i do not trust iran" in effect. who does? the policies of this and the percentages in the different place. i have some empathy. say theywhen people support new sanctions, but the sanctions would be made conditional on waiting to see whether or not we failed to get a final deal and the sanctions might then be put on a suspense so they would go into effect after efforts to get a final deal. if you study what is involved, you will see how much iran's good faith will be tested by all of the activit
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Nov 29, 2013 10:20pm EST
a are some pretty extreme political phenomenon going on out there. use the word extremism advisedly in my title. we are seeing extremism. has a choke hold on one of two major political parties in this country. [ applause ] >> in a few moments, a journalists who covered the supreme court. after that, c-span's original ladies.first tonight we look at lady bird 1963 to, first lady from 1969. >> on the next washington vyard talks about recent proposals calling for code.s in the tax hen mark mauer of the sentencing project. the making of a statesman and the dawn of american power. washington journal begins at :00 a.m. eastern, 4:00 a.m. pacific on c-span. >> in many campuses, girls feel anged in school, robbed of their self-esteem and adolescence, and challenged in the low paying field. 21% of their salary. they say invisible barriers and hold rts of forces that them down and dheem back and keep them out of the high echelons of power. this picture doesn't fit reality. it's distorted. the false claims that support it have been repeated so many aura they've taken on an of truth. late 20th s of
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Nov 17, 2013 2:00am EST
about consumers is used by businesses and governmental like information security and data privacy must be safe guarded and encouraged by the burrabout you bureau's efforts to address these issues. earlier in year, the cfpb finalized rules to strengthen authori mortgage standards.earlier in y finalized rules to strengthen mortgage standards. these rules were well received, however, i remain interested in hearing from director cordray on how these will improve lending. i look forward to hearing your expectations for compliance with these rules in january especially for small lenders. finally, the committee's exploration of housing finance reform is well under way. as we move forward, i'm interested to hear about your thought on the enter as of your mortgage rules including qm with the new system. and any unintended consequences. with that, i turn to the ranking member. >> thank you, mr. chairman. today we will hear from director cordray on the consumer financial protection bureau semiannual report. this hearing provides an opportunity to discuss the future of the agency and to evaluate i
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Nov 24, 2013 10:00am EST
about a discussion about the global economy and emerging- market. joining us on newsmakers is the republican from texas, he is the vice chair of the house armed services to many, also a member of the house intelligence many. thank you for joining us. here with the questioning today, jim michaels who covers military issues, and sarah. i want to begin with you. the comments was asked week by secretary chuck hagel meeting with members of congress to and sequestration and work out an agreement on the budget. when lawmakers return after the thanks giving recess, will that happen. i am not sure, but i am fairly optimistic. i think the the discussions between paul ryan and senator murray are going pretty well. i think there is a real chance that we could have a budget agreement that nobody is in love with, but is at least a step forward in saving money in ways other than these across the board sorts of cuts that come with sequestration. i'm hopeful that it will actually happen. >> if it actually happens, what will it look like/ ? >> i think the hope is that it will last for a coup
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Nov 9, 2013 12:00pm EST
that the committee does not become a vehicle for creating international legal obligations contrary to u.s. interests. could you further explain why you think it is in the u.s. interest to have an american serving on the committee created by this convention? >> one of the ways in which the committee can have a legal effect even though its recommendations are nonbinding is through the creation of customary international law. the committee clearly does not have the power to create it, but its recommendations that other states react and adopt, there can be a basis for a claim that there is customary international law therefore the opportunity for the united states to appear to object to interpretations of the committee that might be thought to give rise to obligations could potentially defeat the formation that the united states would view as unacceptable. there are examples of this occurring in the context of, for example, the human rights committee taking positions that certain rules of the state department they are not agreeing with. not ratifying the convention does not remove the ability to object
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Nov 21, 2013 3:00pm EST
using the same precedent our democratic friends want to set. so they want to have it both ways. but this sort of gerrymandered vision of the nuclear option is really just wishful thinking. as the ranking member of the judiciary committee, senator grassley, pointed out yesterday. the majority leader changes the rules for some judicial nominees, he is effectively changing them for all judicial nominees, including the supreme court, as senator grassley pointed out just yesterday. so look, i realize this sort of wishful thinking might appeal to the uninitiated newcomers in the democratic conference who served exactly zero days in the minority, but the rest of you guys in the conference should know better. those of you who have been in the minority before should know better. let's remember how we got here. let's remember that it was senate democrats who pioneered, who literally pioneered the practice of filibustering circuit court nominees and who have been its biggest proponents in the very recent past. after president bush was elected, they even held a retreat in which they discus
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Nov 23, 2013 10:00am EST
and services without using real money. then the security of the health care law website. >> this weekend, american history television looks back at the assassination of jfk and its aftermath with eyewitness accounts, scenes from the president's to texas and commemorative event with the daley plaza and commemorative events. coverage continues sunday with lyndon johnson's november 27 of just to congress and your questions live with robert caro and presidential historian to medina tolly -- timothy naftali. jfk on american history television this weekend on c-span3. discussion on proposed changes to nsa surveillance and foreign intelligence gathering. this begins with remarks from jim sensenbrenner. he is one of the authors of the 2001 patriot act. he is followed by a panel discussion beard this is hosted by the georgetown law center. it is about 2.5 hours. >> it is my pleasure to welcome you to georgetown university law center. today marks the second discussion of the law schools past himt series on it a present, and future of intelligence gathering in the united states. [feedback] october
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Nov 7, 2013 7:00am EST
-3881. independence and all others, (202) 585-5883. send us a tweet at @cspanwj. .-mail us, journal@c-span.org let me begin with a poll taken energy and- the environment trade-offs. from an april 10 poll, americans are still divided on this energy environment trade-off. americans divide evenly when asked whether the u.s. should prioritize energy production, or environmental protection, 45%, when goals conflict. from 2000 one to 2008, americans came down on the side of the environment. since 2009, they have been divided or showed a preference for energy production. aside from a shift for the environment in the late of the gulf of mexico oil spill in april 2010. have your energy habits changed over the years, what do you think about this? we want to hear from you this morning. more polls. is it possible to reduce the effects of global warming? there may be disagreement over whether global warming exist, most, 74% of those who say there of risingvidence temperatures on earth believe it is possible to reduce the effects. just 23% say it is not possible. when asked if mayors are -- if be neededifices will
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Nov 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
insult to injury, the white house -- the president -- is not leveling with us. he's trying to claim -- cover his tracks, claiming he never really made these promises. no wonder a member of his own party called this a crisis of confidence. if the president is truly sorry about this, he will take steps to right this wrong. that is why i have offered to -- a bill to delay this law's individual mandate impacts. after all, how can you tax people for not buying a product from a website that does not work? in addition, next week the house will take up the keep your health care act, which will individual today in them market can continue to exist. no one wants to go to their inbox or mailbox and find out a plan they want is not going to continue. we look it asking questions and holding hearings because we will get to the bottom of this. the problem is not just the website. it's the whole law. let's stop this train wreck now and give the mayor and people the fairness and peace of mind that they deserve. thank you for listening. k's monday -- >> monday as president -- is veterans day. preside
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Nov 12, 2013 7:00am EST
bengazhi. here's how you can tell us your 3880 four202-585- democrats -- we have this question posted on our facebook page. about 1000 participants giving their opinion. you can reach out to us via ,witter and send us an e-mail journal@c-span.org. the gallup poll was taken in september. media, showingws from 1999 to the present day. they have a great deal or fair amount of trust in the mass media. goings 40% in 2012 and back to solar numbers. 55% still saying they do not have very much trust in it or none at all. when it comes to news sources and their trust in the mass media. that is the cbs news story from this week. where'd you gather news from and how do you take it in and why do you trust it? us,ou want to reach out to the numbers are -- you can also follow us on facebook, posting their opinions, you can as well. i will give you a couple of snapshots of what they are saying. when it comes to sources, out jazeera, bbc,al and public tv. you can give your sources on the phones, on facebook, or on tweet and e-mail. from new jersey, democrats line, go ahead. my favorite news sources n
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Nov 21, 2013 5:00pm EST
.m. and to boston at the jfk presidential library and museum for a musical tribute with james taylor, and the u.s. naval academy women's elite club performing selections from the president's state funeral. earlier today john kerry testified at why he was thinking it was important to ratify a disabilities treaty. efforts to ratify the treaty failed last year. this hearing is an hour, 20 minutes. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> good morning. this hearing will come to order. let the first start by thanking secretary kerry for being with us today for this second hearing on the ratification of the crpd, and i think, first, you have the thanks of us for the incredible work you have been doing on behalf of our country, and your presence today sends a strong message about the importance of this issue. we appreciate you taking the time to come back to the committee to support the treaty. we convene the second hearing on ratification, having received the support of thousands of people and organizations, all of whom are look
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Nov 22, 2013 10:00pm EST
, but peace for all time. so let us not be blind to our differences. but let us also direct attention to our common interests and the means by which those differences can be resolved. and if we cannot end now our differences, at least we can help make the world safe for diversity. for in the final analysis, our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this small planet. we all breathe the same air. we all cherish our children's future, and we are all mortal. >> children are the world's most valuable resource and expect hope for the future. ♪ ♪ never give up never slow down ♪ never grow old never die young ♪ ♪ sink or rise with the rising moon ♪ ♪ even with the evening stars ♪ they were true love written in stone ♪ ♪ they were never alone they were never that far apart ♪ ♪ we got to close our eyes ♪ ♪ they were fused together body and soul ♪ ♪ had much more with their backs against the wall ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ sunday soon there wasn't nothing to hold them down ♪ ♪ they will rise from among us like a big balloon ♪ ♪ take the sky and the ground ♪ ♪ o
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Nov 29, 2013 5:00am EST
and they worked with us. we were talking to them. it wasn't like we were off on our own. the bigger thing is on this issue of the women and the leadership. there's our group but there's also the fact that susan led the farm bill in the senate that passed. barbara boxer was somehow able to get with senator imhoff and work out an agreement on the transportation bill and then with senator victor on the water resources development act. vitter onator the water resources development act. i guess it is because we keep getting elected. i get to go to these chairman's inches and see all the women leadership roles makes a big difference. what susan said is true. you look at the violence against women act, the women in the senate, every single one of us voted for that bill. that is what broke the dam so that the house really adopted some of the provisions in the senate know that were important to women and other things. this has been happening time and again where things are going pretty bad and the women are able to step in. i hope we see more and more of it in the future. i especially hope we see
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Nov 30, 2013 4:30am EST
of a lot of places like that. not necessarily special or distinct, but it gives us an case study to do a about the problems, the media like that. think this is an opportunity to issues and not make it out as scotus blog is special. it's about media and transition. me third thing is if you see picking up my phone, it's not because i'm e-mailing, we might writing to the blog or twitter during the program. poker. ne >> that's right. john mccain and i have a game going. i'm being t think rude. for those of you watching the on c-span rogram and and i joined in thanking c-span encouraged you i o come visit the unbelievable facility here. extraordinary. portal.log is a we'll talk about the past. it has the legacy of having the title.og in the it's streaming one entry after another. to be a oal is comprehensive source of information about one nstitution and that is we want to have everything that's going n about every case that the justices are considering. that sounds more sweeping than s is, because the justice decide 80 cases a term. it's a manageable set. talk to every conceivable audienc
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Nov 5, 2013 4:00pm EST
on and ratifying that it puts us in the addition to get the world to move in the direction so that tammy will be ablemark to travel anywhere and have a greater likelihood that they have the access to fulfill their god-given potential whether it is in a job, business, advocacy and they will be able to achieve. american businesses who already lead the world in terms of accessibility standards, that will be the standard that others adopt so that the football player from rutgers who has this able tolchair will be travel other places and will likely be having the other access. that is why the ratification of the treaty expands our reach and advocacy not simply by reflection of looking at with the united states does but its advocates. it's a very good question that has been raised and it deserves a full answer. >> chairman, could i offer a few -- cardin and we will get you to work it in. .- senator cardin >> i will try to leave you time. from the written statement which i think is a very appropriate. you should not be so proud to think that we could not learn from other countries about how to
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Nov 11, 2013 11:00pm EST
that it in really the happiest time my life. >> i used to worry but then i they were the happiest years of my life. >> i think that was january. a hink here's a case she had bigger impact as first lady in all sorts of areas we talked not have ght but may been the one that people thought about at the time she served. lady.nsformational first she set the stage for those to follow? how so? was abridged ion between traditional wives and others and the post women's liberation of the modern era. that's exactly how she was as first lady. nd afterwards, much more modern, much more full partners with their husbands and picking to work on. policy > michael beschloss, book of the jackie kennedy tapes is widely available or you can get to her innd listening her own voice. >> wonderful. first lady nnedy's of the new frontier. thank you for being at the table. series. you for the it's been splendid. >> it's been a joy for us to learn along the way. have a good evening, thank you for being with us. of first >> president obama marked veterans day a wreath at the tomb of the unknown in arlington national cemetery.
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